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Seabreeze blasts Titusville

Seabreeze blasts Titusville

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Justin Sampson returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown to ignite Seabreeze to a 59-14 win over Titusville high at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach tonight. The running back duo of Tre Rodriguez and Charles Nelson both ran for over 100 yards and had two touchdowns a piece while Connor […]

More progress on B-CU campus

More progress on B-CU campus

University officially opens state-of-the art athletic training center BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES More than 100 Bethune-Cookman University administrators, staffers, coaches, athletes, students, community residents, local political leaders witnessed history on Sept. 21 as the school dedicated its Larry R. Handfield Athletic Training Center. The new state-of-the-art facility is located on campus at the corner […]

‘Somebody ought to say something’

‘Somebody ought to say something’

NAACP leader challenges state members, residents during talk about attack on voters’ rights BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES “Somebody ought to say something” was repeated over and over again by the Rev. Nelson B. Rivers during a public meeting on Sept. 20 during the state convention of the Florida NAACP. Rivers was the main speaker […]

Author: Men should follow sisters to the polls

Author: Men should follow sisters to the polls

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Though the room was filled with mostly women, Black men were urged at the Florida State NAACP convention to “follow our women into the voting booth.” Michael Eric Dyson, the author of “Why I Love Black Women’’ and 17 other books is a Georgetown College professor and MSNBC pundit. He […]

Sheriff’s Office to host five sites for drug take-back day

Sheriff’s Office to host five sites for drug take-back day

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office will establish five drop-off points this Saturday as part of a national effort to help residents dispose of unwanted, unused and expired prescription drugs. The five drop-off sites, at Sheriff’s district offices in DeLand, Deltona, DeBary, Holly Hill and New Smyrna Beach, will be open […]

B-CU Homecoming 2012: ‘A New Attitude’

B-CU Homecoming 2012: ‘A New Attitude’

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES “A New Attitude, Living the Legacy” is the theme of this year’s Bethune-Cookman University’s Homecoming. Festivities kicked off this week with a Wildcat Water Park and an Anti-Hazing Opening Ceremony. There also has been a dance/fashion show, a bingo night and Homecoming Pageant & Gala. Homecoming activities will culminate with […]

‘The Melting Pot’ stirs up questions about different cultures

‘The Melting Pot’ stirs up questions about different cultures

In “The Melting Pot’’ in Ashe’ VII, Part 1, trials and tribulations made up what’s significant about the different ethnic groups coming to America. It’s a play and script written by dance coach Barbara Solomon, who doubles as the Ashe’ chair for the African American Cultural Society. Solomon’s songs, dance and narratives make way for […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

College to sponsor events to raise awareness about disabilities Daytona State College will host two events on Oct. 17 designed to raise awareness of what it’s like to live with a disability and to help people living with disabilities improve the quality of their lives. The 22nd annual Abilities Awareness Day celebration will bring together […]

Diversity has replaced Jim Crow around the world

Diversity has replaced Jim Crow around the world

We have come a long way in diversity management.  This is really a fancy name for affirmative action, which was introduced by my mentor, Arthur A. Fletcher, under the Nixon administration. Legislated discrimination Jim Crow, which was legislated discrimination, seems so long ago.  Actually, it has been only two generations since the very bad days.  […]

Undocumented and unafraid

Undocumented and unafraid

Carlos Amador emigrated with his family from Mexico in 1999 at age 14. He lived in the United States as an undocumented immigrant for almost 13 years until he recently received conditional permanent residency. Higher education for someone like him seemed like an impossible dream when Carlos finished high school. But he was determined to […]

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